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England v West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite caught and bowled by Ben Stokes

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:38
England make a much-needed breakthrough as Ben Stokes takes a return catch to dismiss Kraigg Brathwaite for 75 in the second Test against the West Indies at Old Trafford.
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Watford set to sack Nigel Pearson with club just above relegation zone

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:29
Watford are set to sack manager Nigel Pearson with two games of the Premier League season remaining and the side three points from safety.
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The latest Twitter hack should ring the alarm for November election

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:27
An attack on Twitter this past week exposed an alarming reality less than four months before the United States' presidential election: social media companies, the government and American citizens are all dangerously unprepared for the "black swan" events that could throw the election into chaos. On Wednesday, about 130 Twitter accounts of prominent people, including Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, were hacked. The hackers sent out tweets from the compromised accounts asking people for Bitcoin payments. While it was fixing the problem, Twitter temporarily suspended all verified accounts.
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Portland mayor: Presence of federal troops is escalating violence

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:25
Mayor Ted Wheeler of Portland, Oregon, speaks to CNN's Jake Tapper about what he says are the unconstitutional actions of federal troops in his city.
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Pressley: Asking educators to be martyrs is 'unconscionable'

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:23
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) says Congress needs to act as "the conscience of this nation" to combat the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Clyburn says best way for Trump to honor John Lewis is to sign bill on voting rights

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:16
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Sunday said the best way for President Donald Trump and Senate leadership to honor late Congressman John Lewis' life is to pass a bill in his name that would restore part of the Voting Rights Act.
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Opinion: Calling out racism and anti-Semitism is a responsibility

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:08
The public discourse in America over race, racism and anti-Semitism runs the risk of evolving into an oppression Olympics with no winners. Nevertheless, this pivotal year provides a unique opportunity to delve into these pressing issues and pave the way for a more constructive public discourse. The Black Lives Matter movement calls for confronting anti-Black racism and other forms of discrimination including anti-Semitism in the fight against white supremacy, which binds them all together.
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Coronavirus: 'Almost half' of Blackburn Covid-19 contacts not reached

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 15:02
Only about 50% of contacts of people with Covid-19 have been reached in the area, data suggests.
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TikTok's UK headquarters in doubt amid US pressure

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 14:52
Uncertainty over the Chinese video sharing app comes as tension mounts between the UK and China.
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Tapper: This crisis is spiraling out of control

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 14:48
In a month of harrowing milestones set across the country, the US has broken its own daily record of total new coronavirus cases at least nine times.
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Coronavirus: Scotland sees second daily jump in Covid-19 cases

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 14:21
More than 20 new cases of Covid-19 are detected in Scotland for the second day in a row.
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Donald Trump is trying to lead America away from John Lewis' legacy

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 14:17
As the country mourned civil rights icon John Lewis, President Donald Trump spent the weekend conjuring scary images of "who knows" invading the suburbs, trying to appeal to his White supporters in his latest attempt to lead the nation backward instead of embracing the march to racial justice that Lewis championed.
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England v West Indies: Sam Curran claims the wicket of Shai Hope

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 14:04
England's Sam Curran claims his second victim as Shai Hope edges through to the wicketkeeper on the fourth day of the second Test against the West Indies.
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This is the last week of $600 unemployment benefits

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 13:36
The end is near for the $600 federal lifeline for millions of unemployed Americans -- even though the economy is still far from recovered from the coronavirus pandemic and new layoffs are being announced regularly.
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Coronavirus and deforestation rip through Brazil's people and the world's lungs

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 13:29
They are the two nations that can't seem to bend the Covid-19 curve to save their own lives: the US and Brazil.
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UK accuses China of 'gross' human rights abuses against Uighurs

BBC - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 13:24
Chinese officials reject what Dominic Raab says are "deeply troubling" reports of forced sterilisation.
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Elizabeth Warren as Treasury secretary would be a 'mistake,' Barney Frank says

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 13:15
Joe Biden should not pick Elizabeth Warren to be his Treasury secretary if he wins the White House, former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank told CNN Business.
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Can US tech stocks keep racing ahead?

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 13:06
The Nasdaq has soared to record highs in recent weeks, significantly outpacing gains on both the S&P 500 and the Dow.
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Opinion: We've never been here before

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 13:06
Uncharted territory. Terra incognita. That notion must have terrified the explorers of old who ventured into parts of the world where the absence of reliable nautical charts meant their ships could be wrecked at any moment on shallow rocks.
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China's ambassador to the US says America must make a 'fundamental choice'

CNN - Sun, 07/19/2020 - 13:05
China's Ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai, said America must make a "fundamental choice" about whether it can live peacefully with a "modernized, strong, prosperous" China.
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